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A 37-year-old female asked about a female:

Baby just turned 1 (9/8)&at her doc appt today, the doc gave her 2 vaccines (mmr & varicella).he gave the injections in the upper buttocks, one on the left side one on the right side. i've never seen a baby/ toddler get a shot there. is this normal?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
What you described is a normal site for injections, including vaccination shots. It is good that you are getting the baby vaccinated. Wish you and your baby good health!
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